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  project name ~ PROMOTION OF ALTERNATIVE HEALTH CARE SYSTEMS

category ~ Health Care - Adult

 
       

  

     

  Project Name

 

PROMOTION OF ALTERNATIVE HEALTH CARE SYSTEMS

  NGO

 

Sahanivasa(

  Category

 

Health Care - Adult

  District

 

Chittoor

  State

 

Andhra Pradesh

  Budget Approved

 

$ 13560

 

  Year Approved

 

2008

 

 
 
 
 
 

  Photographs

 

  Chapter Coordinators

 

Sruti Srivatsan

 

Duke

 

  Caption

 

 

 

  Summary

 

 

This project aims to promote alternative health care practices and the use of herbal medicines, by training rural women to use these.Iit also aims to spread HIV awareness by formation of cultural troupes that will tour the area. The second round is an extension of the earlier project, covering 20 new hamlets in 6 revenue villages in AP. The earlier CRF id is - 1918 - Project id is- 236. We will be funding the project entirely.

 
 

  Achievements

 

 

40 women were trained to use herbal medicines and 7 clinics have been set up. A cultural troupe was set up for HIV awareness, and several performances led to identification of 31 HIV and 38 TB patients. In addition, the NGO helped with other issues like drinking water, PDS cards, and setting up of womens associations.

 

  Goals

 

 

The goals of the project are to improve the health conditions of the rural people in this area. The new phase aims to employ one more co-ordinator and extend the impact of the earlier program.

 
 

  


 
 
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